Rutgers-Camden COVID modeling continues to guide decision-making

Rutgers-Camden’s early research, led by Piccoli, was cited by Gov. Phil Murphy in the earliest days of the pandemic, and even now as multiple vaccines roll out across the state, the modeling Piccoli and his team have been doing may provide an outline of what we should expect over the next three to five months. Findings are released through the Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs at Rutgers-Camden.

Rutgers-Camden’s Rand Institute names Egenton advisory board chair

Four regional leaders have been named to new roles within the advisory board for the Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs at Rutgers University–Camden including Michael Egenton, executive vice president of government relations for the New Jersey State Chamber of Commerce, as board chair.

Moorestown School Board To Discuss Budget Changes Next Week

Moorestown Public School District Board of Education looking to adjust the district’s budget due to reductions in state aid next week reference a study by WRI Faculty fellow Michael Hayes which said the district may have to raise taxes if the state reduces state aid by 10 percent due to the pandemic.

Danish Broadcasting Corporation explores Camden community policing

Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DR), the national television station in Denmark, highlighted the protests happening in the U.S. following George Floyd’s death and explored the police restructuring in Camden and community policing and de-escalation efforts that have happened as a result. WRI Executive Director Darren Spielman provides expert commentary.